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Bunker Hill Monument, Boston

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Set in Boston's National Historical Park, Bunker Hill Monument commemorates the first major conflict in the American Revolutionary War. Though popularly known as the Battle of Bunker Hill, most of the fighting of June 17, 1775, took place on Breed's Hill, where the monument stands today. You can climb 294 steps to the top of the 67 m (221 ft) granite obelisk to discover far-reaching views of the city. An adjacent lodge with exhibits explains more about the historic battle and houses a statue of Dr. Joseph Warren, a major-general who died during the battle's final assault. Using our international travel planner, Boston attractions like Bunker Hill Monument can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • If you are into history (and if you're visiting Boston, I would assume you are) you must do the Freedom Trail. Bunker Hill Monument is a worth your trek. Be prepared though. While the climb to the top...  more »
  • If you are a history buff, this is a must see along the Freedom Trail. To go up into the monument, you must get a ticket from the Visitor's Center across the street. It is 294 steps to the top, but th...  more »
  • Bunker Hill Memorial is stoked up Bunker Hill just might want to hear top height is 67m. At the top of the observation deck overlooking downtown Boston and from here to the Freeport keimbeurisji, Charlestown naval shipyard you can see a spectacular view of the, which is built over 17 years 297 steps exists. Before you go prepared to leave. It is very nice, the sight of the observation deck on top of the climb and just let me.
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  • A nice end for the freedom trail. Interesting historic monument in a nice green. Was especially nice on Halloween with everyone dressed up, street performing and a great community feel
  • A cool monument and park. The monument is free to climb and offers great views. It is not dissimilar to the Washington monument. It is a great end to the freedom trail
  • As a significant part of our Nation's history, this park is a stop that any history buff should make. As a national park, it's well kept and the rangers are very helpful and informative. It's a long way up to the top of the monument, but the view is spectacular!
  • This is the place where it all began! The 'Freedom Trail' starts from here. This is a well preserved and maintained historical landmark. One can climb (about 200 steps or so) to top and the view from there is very good. Also I enjoy sitting on lawn and watch the kids play.
  • An important part of the US history. It's also a great place to see if you're a history buff like I am, or if you want some quality family time. Climbing to the top of the bunker is not recommended if you're lazy or not in prime health.